[erlang-questions] [HOWTO] For newbies: print any term without ellipsis in shell using rp()

Edwin Fine <>
Fri Aug 29 19:27:56 CEST 2008


Forgive me for saying so, but speaking it out loud, LAMP sounds much nicer
than LYCE - which would YOU rather have?   ;-)

Seriously, though, I understand the lack of resources. It's just one of
those cases where "the shoemaker's children go barefoot".

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 11:43 AM, Mazen Harake
<>wrote:

>
> Believe me you are not the first to comment on this :)
>
> Our intention has been to go down that road eventually AFAIK but it has
> simply been a lack of resources... First step was a major overhaul which was
> done a year ago where we gave trapexit a huge facelift + some tuning.
>
> Until then I guess we will have to live with LAMP until we replace it with
> perhaps LYCE (Linux, Yaws, CouchDB, Erlang-web) :)
>
> /Mazen
>
> Edwin Fine wrote:
>
>> Thanks for the suggestion. I added it (with great difficulty - it took 20
>> minutes to do) to the trap_exit Wiki. Here's the link:
>>
>> http://www.trapexit.org/Print_Untruncated_Terms_In_The_Shell
>>
>> The difficulties came from timeouts and getting messages like this:
>>
>>
>>  Erlang Community has a problem
>>
>> *Sorry! This site is experiencing technical difficulties.*
>>
>> Try waiting a few minutes and reloading.
>>
>> (Can't contact the database server: Unknown error (localhost:3500))
>>
>>
>> It's ironic that a Wiki about Erlang uses PHP and probably MySql and has
>> performance and reliability problems. Too bad trapexit can't use Erlang to
>> power the Wiki, but perhaps there aren't suitable Erlang Wiki tools
>> available.
>>
>> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 8:50 AM, Daniele Varrazzo <
>>  <mailto:>> wrote:
>>
>>    2008/8/29 Edwin Fine <
>>    <mailto:>>:
>>    > I just stumbled across this and found it so useful that I
>>    thought other
>>    > Erlang newbies might, too. This info is in fact in the
>>    erlang-questions
>>    > archives, but quite rare (< 10 results that I could find).
>>
>>    If you find this tip useful (it is), you may want to add it to the
>>    Erlang wiki:
>>
>>        http://www.trapexit.org/Erlang_Wiki
>>
>>    for instance as an HowTo.
>>
>>    -- Daniele
>>
>>
>>
>>
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